“Handshakes” is a collection of inspiring stories and shared lessons from Michigan businesses that are redefining the next economic frontier. After all, a business is more than an enterprise. It’s a combination of vision, partnerships and culmination of strategic decisions.
Strategic Shifts: Michigan's Magnetism for Businesses Relocating Headquarters
Michigan has emerged as a magnet for relocation of corporate headquarters and establishment of North American headquarters, spanning diverse industries from advanced manufacturing and footwear to semiconductors.
Calumet: Where Collaborative Economic Development Drives Michigan Prosperity
Nestled in the Keweenaw Peninsula – the northernmost area of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula (U.P.) – Calumet is central to the state’s efforts to drive prosperity for all Michiganders. With locally driven initiatives and statewide support, the people of Calumet are demonstrating what it means to have an impact through economic development.
MEDC, Michigan Businesses and the Power of Partnership
The Michigan Economic Development Corporation pulls down yet another national recognition – this time in Inc.’s Power Partners Awards – right after earning DCI’s ranking of No. 4 best-in-class state economic development agency
Michigan Wins $3 Billion Investment Powering New EV Production by LGES, Toyota
Team Michigan is celebrating yet another win in the global race to secure the future of the electric vehicle (EV) and mobility industry, as LG Energy Solution (LGES) and Toyota Motor North America announce their plans to partner in powering new EV battery modules out of Holland, Michigan.